Nyctemera

noun
Nyc·​tem·​era | \ nikˈtem(ə)rə \

Definition of Nyctemera

: a genus of Australian and New Zealand black-and-white moths — see magpie moth sense b

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History and Etymology for Nyctemera

New Latin, from Greek nyktēmeron, nychthēmeron night and day; probably from the black-and-white color of the moths

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“Nyctemera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nyctemera. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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